VOLLAND. OH SKIN-NAY! THE DAYS OF REAL SPORT with verses by Wilbur Nesbit. Chicago: Volland (1913). Oblong folio, cloth backed pictorial boards, light edgewear and cover soil, a few tiny margin mends, VG+. A very scarce and unsual VOLLAND BOOK, every other page is illustrated with 3-color cartoon-like illustrations by [Clare] Briggs with verses by WILBUR NESBIT opposite. Text and illustration deal with the mis-adventures of typical middle-America children - Skinnay and his friends. THIS COPY IS INSCRIBED BY BRIGGS AND "SKIN-NAY" WITH A 3 INCH PEN DRAWING OF SKINNAY. This is Briggs's first book and a rare and early Volland title.